Asia Program



The Other Americans in the "Second Front in the War on Terror": The Politics of USAID in the Southern Philippines

May 11, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Wilson Center Fellow Patricio Abinales explains USAID's success through the Growth with Equity in Mindanao (GEM) Program in promoting development in the Southern Philippines.

India's Quest for a Lower Carbon Footprint

May 10, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Ajay Shankar discusses India's emissions reductions and how to to bring them down further.

Book Launch: Pakistan: Beyond the "Crisis State"

April 28, 2011 // 10:00am11:30am
A book launch for a new edited volume by Maleeha Lodhi, a former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Pakistani ambassador to Washington, about how to overcome Pakistan's many challenges. Additional commentary from several other book contributors.

Open Nationalism for Asia and Future Paths for Japan

April 27, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Nobuo Fukuda, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun

Pakistan-U.S. Economic Relations

April 18, 2011 // 10:00am11:00am
An address by Pakistan's finance minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Australia and the Great Recession

April 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Hon. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia, Wilson Center Australian Scholar Chris Barrett and Hon. Kim Beazley, Australian Ambassador to the United States, speak on Australian responses to the global financial crisis.

Who Watches the Watchdog? The Pakistani Media's Impact on Politics and Society

April 11, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
A presentation by Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and journalist Huma Yusuf about Pakistan's independent media.

Book Event: Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

March 15, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Sarmila Bose, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University; Arnold Zeitlin, Managing Director, Editorial Research & Reporting Associates

Chinese National Identity and National Identity Gaps in East Asia

March 08, 2011 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Gilbert Rozman discusses national identity spikes in Northeast Asia.

The North Korean Diaspora in Northeast Asia

February 15, 2011 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Apichai Shipper, Visiting Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles; Hazel Smith,Professor, Cranfield University, U.K.; Suzanne Scholte,President, Defense Forum Foundation



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